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Gpz1000rx mis-fire Hi. I have a 1987 GPZ1000RX which has developed a mis-fire and started spitting fuel out of one of the carbs . It seems ok at higher revs but low down it is terrible. I have tried new plugs but it is still the same. Any ideas folks ?? Thanks

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    Spitting feul out off one carb back into the airbox

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This might sound too obvious, and you've probably already tried it, but have you stripped and cleaned the carbs yet? could be worth a go, or you could try draining and balancing them first.

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